Looking great in public is demanding. Whether you are trying to look your best for job interviews or get attention, Skin Rejuvenation, resurfacing or a skin peel is a way to go. MSI Skin peel (thigh-tech) is a comprehensive antiaging, anti-acne, scar treatment program that uses state-of-the-art aesthetic medicine. It is tailored precisely to your skin condition, needs, and expectation. It includes steam, masks, exfoliation, comedones extraction, cosmeceuticals, PRP, chemical peels, LED, IPL, laser, ultrasound, and radiofrequency.
In addition, we apply new techniques to enhance skin penetration of cosmeceutical ingredients, such as whitening, vitamins, anti-acne, antiaging dermal roller, derma pen, and no needles mesotherapy (electroporation), microdermabrasion, fractional laser, and radiofrequency. Skin Rejuvenation (high-tech skin peel) can be performed anywhere on the body but is shown on the face, neck, hands, arms, and legs.
Skin Rejuvenation Peel Consultation
A complete patient assessment ensures that the physician and patient have an excellent relationship and that the patient has realistic expectations in mind. The dermatological examination should include skin type and degree of photoaging, oil gland activity, depth of pigmentation, and laxity of the skin. It is vital to inform your doctor of any history of keloids, recurrent cold sores, prior cosmetic surgery, pregnancy, and any medications taken, such as hormones or oral retinoids.
At MSI, we believe that correct diagnosis with the help of essential diagnostic tools is the cornerstone of successful treatment. The First step for successful treatment is to diagnose skin problems; dark spots, red spots, pimples, scars, wrinkles, or skin folds. Wood’s Light is essential to detect skin Pigmentation. Polarized Light is used to identify red and dark skin spots. Also, dermatoscopy detects moles, and venoscope reveals abnormal blood vessels. Dermatoscopy enlarges abnormalities of hair, nail, and skin several times.
Who is a Good Candidate for Skin Rejuvenation Peel?
In the era of antiaging medicine, the tendency is to turn back the clock and undergo some form of rejuvenation to reduce facial wrinkles, lines, and blemishes. The visible signs of facial skin aging include surface irregularities, such as mottled red-brown dyschromia and fine wrinkling, and coarser textural changes, such as sagging and wrinkling of facial skin.
Furthermore, people who suffer from active acne or its scars can benefit. In this approach, Prof Moawad is trying to give a wake-up call to your skin to remove damaged collagen and elastin fibers, encouraging your fibroblast to synthesize new collagen. We can do that with the help of energy-based devices. These procedures target both intrinsic and extrinsic types of skin aging.
Who is not a Good Candidate for Skin Rejuvenation Peel?
For the best results, candidates with the following conditions should not have a chemical peel:
- Dark skin (due to less effective results)
- Cuts or broken skin
- Pregnant or nursing
- Accutane use within the past six months
- Skin disease or conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, or rosacea
- Abnormal skin scarring
- Skin sensitivity due to medication
How to Prepare for Skin Rejuvenation Peel?
Avoiding photoaging is more cost-effective than trying to reverse the sign of photoaging. One should wear protective clothing and apply sunblock every 2hours. Sun protection should include the attitude to avoid sun exposure, especially from 10-4 pm.
In the fighting age, bleeding, antioxidants, cytokines, and growth factors are promising cosmeceuticals. Retinoid is the following cost-effective tool; we must prevent photoaging and treat skin aging changes. Those who have active acne will adhere to their anti-acne treatment. Skin preparation may take one month, especially for dark-skinned people. The patient is instructed to use MSI skincare products prescribed at home with or without Dermal Roller to enhance skin penetration of active ingredients to have faster and better results.
Skin Rejuvenation Peel. What does it Include?
Its moisture softens the surface layer of dead skin cells. This process helps free any dead cells, dirt, bacteria, or other trapped matter that could be causing breakouts by opening the pores, and it can allow your skin to absorb better any other products you might use after steaming. Warm humidity from steaming may also increase perspiration, stimulate blood circulation, and drop toxins through sweating.
There are different covers for various purposes: deep cleansing, exfoliating, or moisturizing that suit different skin types (e.g., oily or dry).
A machine that sends low-frequency sound wave resonance of about 20,000 per second to the skin increases skin permeability thousands of times. It helps cleanse the skin deep and reduces the appearance of pigmentation while optimizing moisture levels, resulting in plumper, hydrated skin. During your treatment, a soft, high-pitched sound may be audible. The physical sensation felt is one of warmth. Some surfaces may experience a mild pinkness that resolves quickly.
Blackheads are not caused by dirt, sweat, and poor hygiene (a myth that people spread) but are caused by plug-in pores due to abnormal skin cell growth, which gets oxidized by sunlight and turns black. Comedo extraction is a widely used method of treatment for acne vulgaris.
A cosmetologist may extract blackheads (open comedones) using gentle pressure around the pore opening and whiteheads (closed comedones) by incision with a large needle or a blade. If performed skillfully, this treatment may be beneficial to the patient. It is usually done after the superficial salicylic acid peel, making extraction easier.
Oxygen skincare treatment can reduce the effects of aging by nourishing the skin with a combination of essential vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, and pure oxygen. It can be used post fractional technology to speed the healing process. This holistic skin care treatment leaves the skin healthy, rejuvenated, and beautiful.
Diamond Peel, Crystal Peel, or Microdermabrasion
Microdermabrasion is a technique used to exfoliate the upper epidermis and the stratum corneum to treat a vast range of skin imperfections. Like a light peel, it can improve superficial acne scars, some effects of sun damage, fine lines and wrinkles, superficial pigmentation, enlarged pores, and blackheads and whiteheads. It also stimulates the formation of new collagen and elastin to improve skin texture and elasticity. Although its effects are not as dramatic as dermabrasion, it offers a more conservative choice in managing photoaged skin.
The diamond-tip microdermabrasion is safer to do closer to the eyes and more flexible in sensitive areas or on more sensitive skin. This type of microdermabrasion works with a diamond-tip handpiece that gently abrades and exfoliates dead skin cells. Microdermabrasion may be combined with a light chemical peel to increase the effect.
At MSI, we are happy to have the third-generation micro-dermabrasion device. It removes this layer of skin by gently exfoliating the skin with natural diamond chips while at the same time vacuuming the dead skin cells away in a sterile and controlled way, leaving your skin smoother and healthier. The level of exfoliation achieved depends on many factors, including the micro-dermabrader’s skin contact time and the vacuum’s suction strength.
Micro-dermabrasion should improve the permeation of topical treatment. The procedure is performed on the face but may also be applied to other body areas. Prof Moawad may recommend micro-dermabrasion as a standalone treatment or, more commonly, adjunct with other non-ablative resurfacing procedures. The diamond peel can be given as a standalone treatment or a first step in skin rejuvenation. A typical course of treatment varies between 4-6 sessions at about 2-3-week intervals. It is recommended that you schedule an additional procedure every 1-3 months to keep up your skin condition.
Chemical Skin Peels
Before the peel, Prof. Moawad prescribes MSI skincare production such as bleaching agents, tretinoin, sunblock, and moisturizer at least 4-6 weeks before the hands’ chemical peel, especially for those patients with pigmentation or dark skin.
Many ablative skin resurfacing techniques are available at MSI, broadly grouped as mechanical, chemical, and laser abrasion. Dermabrasion relies on mechanical ‘cold steel’ injury, acid peels result in a ‘caustic’ injury, and lasers result in a thermal injury. All ablative resurfacing treatments work the same way. First, the outer layers of damaged skin are stripped away.
Then, as new cells form during the healing process, a smoother, tighter, younger-looking skin surface appears. All ablative techniques result in upper to mid-dermal wounds. Superficial or medium resurfacing is limited to the epidermis and papillary dermis. For deeper resurfacing, it can also remove the upper levels of the reticular dermis.
Chemical peeling is often used to treat sunspots, age spots, and dull texture. Fair-skinned and light-haired patients are ideal candidates for chemical peels. Darker skin types may also experience satisfactory results depending on the skin problem encountered.
The skin is thoroughly cleansed with an agent that removes excess oils at treatment time, and the eyes and hair are protected. A chemical solution is applied to the skin that causes it to “blister” and eventually peel off.
Prof. Moawad may recommend a superficial or medium chemical peel. He favors the medium-depth peel, the combination peel, and repeated lighter peeling regimens. He will select the proper mix of glycolic acid, salicylic acid, lactic acid, TCA, PCA, Phytic acid, or Jessner’s solution. Prof Moawad will individualize the strength of these chemical agents to match your skin type and degree of sun damage offering his patients more than ten programs.
Most patients experience a warm to the hot sensation that lasts about five to 10 minutes, followed by a stinging sensation. A deeper peel may need pain medication during or after the procedure.
Depending upon the type of peel, a reaction like a sunburn occurs following a chemical peel. Superficial peeling usually involves redness, followed by scaling within three to seven days. Medium-depth and deep peeling may result in swelling and the presence of water blisters that may break, crust, turn brown and peel off over seven to 14 days.
Following any skin peel, you must avoid any exposure to the sun. Your new skin is susceptible to injury. Prof. Moawad will prescribe a lovely home skincare treatment program that includes cleansers, moisturizers, and sunscreens with or without antiaging or bleaching agents to ensure adequate healing and keep up the result of your peel.
Following a chemical peel, your new skin will be tighter, smoother, and slightly lighter than before surgery. The results of chemical peels may also be enhanced by new laser/light-based rejuvenation techniques.
Chemical peels have always been the least expensive treatment modality and are classified as superficial, medium, or profound. They are used primarily to discuss mild pigmentary alterations. The results are heavily dependent on concentration, contact time with the skin, and the way of the pre-peel preparation. Commonly used agents include glycolic acid Jessner’s solution and trichloroacetic acid (TCA).
Skin color is dependent on melanin pigment. Pigment-forming cells are called melanocytes. Abnormal hyperpigmentation (increased pigment) may result from alteration of the melanin production rate, uneven pigment distribution, or both. Most dark spots result from UV light, skin trauma, pregnancy, hormones, drugs, or chemical compounds.
The MSI team of medical professionals will thoroughly assess your condition before determining which energy-based technology is best to treat your disease. We mix and match different techniques to give the best possible results. We use selective lasers, fractional radiofrequency, and elos light technology. Furthermore, physician skincare products with or without electroporation will help you achieve the best results.
Removal of vascular skin lesions (red spots) without scarring was unthinkable a few decades ago. In the past thirty years, advances in laser technology have revolutionized the treatment of red skin spots and expanded the dermatologist’s therapeutic armamentarium. Based on thousands of treatment sessions and follow-up evaluations, I can safely and effectively treat these red spots in infancy, early childhood, or adults with minimal pain, textural changes, pigment changes, scarring, and minimal postoperative wound care. We use selective lasers, fractional radiofrequency, and elos light technology. We mix and match different technologies to give the best possible results.
Nonablative or minimal ablative fractional CO2 holds great promise in both treatments of skin textural abnormalities (acne scarring, wrinkles, and skin mottling associated with photoaging) and pigmentary variation (melasma, hyperpigmented scars, lentigines, and dyschromia). Unlike chemical peels and dermabrasion, laser skin resurfacing (LSR) with the CO2 laser generates heat, which results in immediate tightening because of the shrinkage of collagen, which forcefully shortens the collagen fibers by 30%.
The laser continuously stimulates healthy new collagen and elastic fibers in the skin for six months after resurfacing. This translates clinically into smoothing out superficial irregularities, including wrinkles, acne scars, nevi, epidermal growths, and even tumors, and a tightening effect that improves the skin’s overall appearance. Therefore, any wrinkles or scars will continue to improve for up to one year.
You may use a topical anesthetic cream before the treatment to minimize pain. The treated areas result in thermal damage in the deep dermal collagen, stimulating wound healing, dermal remodeling, and new collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid formation.
Fractional radiofrequency (FRF) delivers energy and creates zones of affected skin adjacent to unaffected areas. The unaffected areas serve as a reservoir of cells that promote and accelerate wound healing. FRF improves acne scars and large facial pores, wrinkles, and facial laxity reduction. The most common sequence effects are erythema and edema, which are transient (few days).
In an innovative approach, Prof Moawad offers his patients a full-face FRF to make tiny holes into the skin to overcome the stratum corneum to enhance PRP and nanofat. The results are double, and you will enjoy both the rejuvenating effect of the FRF resurfacing system and the regenerative effect of growth factors and stem cells present in PRP and nanofat. Recently, we applied FRF before botox treatment for excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis of the axilla.
How Do I Look after Skin Rejuvenation Peel?
Your doctor will prescribe proper follow-up skin care to reduce the tendency to develop abnormal skin color after peeling. Redness, swelling, or the sensation of having a mild sunburn will help a pass after a few hours. Well-chosen MSI skincare products, a hydrating serum, moisturizer, and sunscreen, are essential post-skin rejuvenation peels to ensure rapid healing.
For redness, a cream that has vitamin K will hasten the resolution. Dark skin people may develop transient hyperpigmentation after the ablative procedure (chemical peel, dermabrasion, or fractional laser) that will fade out using a unique combination of bleaching agents such as Hydroquinone, arbutin, licorice Kojic acid, and Azelaic acid.
Photo-rejuvenation encompasses many procedures using Light or laser-based technology to reverse the effects of photoaging. Non-ablative photo-rejuvenation refers to the controlled use of thermal energy to carry out skin rejuvenation without disturbing the overlying epidermis and with minimal to no downtime. The primary mechanism of action is thermal injury, either by heating the dermis to stimulate fibroblast proliferation or by heating blood vessels for photocoagulation.
Different infrared wavelengths with water as the target are used for dermal remodeling collagen. Currently employed non-ablative modalities include primarily intense pulsed Light (IPL), visible wavelengths including 585nm pulsed dye laser (PDL), and 532 nm green Light (KTP laser). Because absorption by melanin is negligible, I can use these devices for all skin types, including 1064, 1320, 1450, and 1540 nm.
The newest way to deliver these wavelengths is by fractionating the dose. The non-thermal mechanism, which represents a fundamental change in thinking, is the theory of photo-modulation. This novel approach to photoaging uses non-thermal light treatments to regulate the activity of cells and not invoke thermal wound healing mechanisms. Photomodulation uses Light-Emitting Diode (LED) treatments.
Monopolar radiofrequency devices treat periorbital wrinkles, skin laxity of the forehead, cheeks, nasolabial folds, marionette, lines, jawline, and neck. Monopolar radiofrequency delivers a high-frequency electric current—tissue resistance to electrical current, resulting in volumetric heating to the deep dermis and underlying tissue. The resulting heat leads to immediate collagen contraction and a delayed wound healing response, with new collagen formation up to 4 to 6-month post-treatment. Although the results of RF are not as dramatic as a facelift, over 90% of patients obtain noticeable tightening of the treated areas, and it never looks “pulled.”
In aesthetic practice, using cosmeceuticals in combination with cosmetic procedures is a new treatment ideal for skin rejuvenation. Pre-treatment with cosmeceuticals can prime the skin for procedures, and post-treatment can reduce complications. Patients with rosacea, eczema, seborrhea, and acne require specially selected products to enhance skin appearance without irritating their underlying conditions.
The skin is a natural barrier against foreign substances into the dermis, including drugs or cosmeceutical. It is five hundred times more effective in delivering transdermal treatment than iontophoresis. No needle mesotherapy addresses this problem by using electrical currents that help to increase the absorption of any solution into the deeper layers of the skin (transdermal, to be more specific).
The ingredients mentioned above are not injected into the skin but painlessly pass-through deep layers of the skin with the help of an electric current that creates temporary holes in your skin. These holes allow the passage of active ingredients that help treat pimples’ dark spots or rejuvenate your skin. Temporary holes closed immediately after treatment.
The procedure is done by applying a numbing cream to the skin first to be comfortable throughout the procedure. Micro-needling works by applying a device with multiple fine needles to the skin’s surface. This action induces fine shallow punctures on the skin, and these micro-wounds will promote the healing process. When the needle breaks the healthy skin barrier, blood vessels will be injured, thus releasing many repair cells.
This repairing process will also stimulate collagen and elastin synthesis giving the tightening after effect. The after-effects of the process are redness of the skin with mild swelling that will resolve in several hours. Micro-needling is an excellent treatment to be combined with mesotherapy, electroporation, or PRP for an enhanced effect.
The mesotherapy approach to treat aging, sun-damaged, and wrinkling of the skin involving the face and neck is called Mesolift. Mesolift is a safe, natural alternative to invasive cosmetic procedures such as laser skin treatment. This minimally invasive treatment delivers vitamins, minerals, and amino acids directly into the skin to nourish and rejuvenate, promote the production of collagen and elastin, and stimulate your metabolism.
Mesolift can be given standalone or, more commonly, part of our comprehensive skin rejuvenation peel. A small amount of local anesthetic cream is applied to the face 20-30 minutes before treatment. Mesolift is then injected into the upper layer of the skin using an exceptionally fine micro-needle, resulting in a quick, pain-free procedure. Sometimes we make tiny holes in the skin using a derma roller, derma pen, fractional laser, or radiofrequency, then paint the treated skin with a brush to decrease the bruises of microinjection or in needle-phobic patients. The number of injections and strength of each medication treatment is determined individually.
Platelets have essential growth factors that, when secreted, handle tissue regeneration and rejuvenation, increase collagen production, recruit other cells to the injury site, and induce cell differentiation and extracellular matrix formation. It has an anti-inflammatory effect that will speed up healing time and ease recovery time after resurfacing procedure. With PRP therapy, we stimulate long-term collagen growth, eliminate skin wrinkles, rejuvenate the skin, improve acne scarring appearance, and hasten the healing process after a facial peel.
Vampire facelift is a name for a non-surgical cosmetic procedure involving the injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) derived from a patient’s blood back into multiple areas of the skin of their face to treat wrinkles and “rejuvenate” the face. Platelets have essential growth factors that, when secreted, handle tissue regeneration and rejuvenation, increase collagen production, recruit other cells to the injury site, and induce cell differentiation and extracellular matrix formation.
It has an anti-inflammatory effect that will speed up healing time and ease recovery time after resurfacing procedure. In an innovative approach, Prof uses fractional ablative lasers to overcome the epidermal barrier and increase topical agents’ penetration as laser-assisted drug delivery (LADD). Prof Moawad offers his patients a full-face fractional CO2 laser or fractional radiofrequency (FRF) to make tiny holes into the skin to overcome the stratum corneum to enhance PRP and nanofat. The results are double. You will enjoy the rejuvenating effect of fractional skin resurfacing systems and the regenerative effect of growth factors and stem cells present in PRP and nanofat.
Botox is the most effective tool in cosmetic medicine and should be used first and most often. Indeed, there is now a greater appreciation that BOTOX-A is one part of overall facial rejuvenation therapy, in which all aspects of aging are addressed in the exact individual BOTOX dosing, and injection points should be based on assessing the patient’s anatomy, goals, preferences, and the physician’s own professional experience with prior treatments.
Each patient’s treatment should be individualized for the best results. Gender, cultural, and ethnic standards of attractiveness may significantly influence the patient’s preference. BOTOX also synergizes with other aesthetic modalities, such as dermal fillers, laser skin chemical peel, and even face and neck lift surgery.
The two principal categories of temporary fillers approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for facial rejuvenation are hyaluronic acid and calcium hydroxylapatite.
The selection of HA implant is based on the indication and site of placement. A high-density HA implant is injected deeply into the supra-periosteum to lift and restore volume and improve the structural foundations and facial contour. To treat medium-deep depression, we used a mid-density hyaluronic acid filler injected sub-dermally. For treating the periorbital area and the area around the lip, giving finished facial refinements, a low-density hyaluronic acid filler is selected with a water-like consistency filler.
Dermabrasion, chemical peel, and fractional laser resurfacing improve skin texture and superficial scarring. Dermabrasion is a technique that uses a diamond wheel with rough edges (called fraise) to remove the upper layers of the skin. The fraise rotates rapidly, taking off and leveling (abrading) the top layers of the skin. The choice of technique is based on the site you want to treat, your skin type and condition, the doctor’s experience, your preferences, and other factors.
Subcision Surgery or lancing
The term “subcision” denotes a method that involves cutting under a depressed scar, wrinkle, or contour using disposable needles inserted under the skin through a needle puncture. The procedure attempts to raise the base of the defect to the level of the surrounding skin surface. The integrity of the skin surface is compromised minimally, just as with a routine needle puncture. The effectiveness of subcision for correcting various skin depressions depends on two distinct phenomena. First, surgically releasing the skin from its attachment to deeper tissues results in skin elevation. Second, the introduction of a controlled trauma initiates wound healing with consequent formation of connective tissue, resulting in augmentation of the depressing site.
Skin rejuvenation peel combines traditional relaxing facials with comprehensive high-tech antiaging anti-acne scar treatment tailored to your needs and goal. We can keep skin function with skincare products at MSI, relax dynamic wrinkles with Botox, refill atrophic skin and subcutaneous tissue with fillers, tighten the skin, and re-drape it non-surgically with energy-based technologies. We can resurface the skin to improve its texture.
I can determine the specific risks and the suitability of this procedure for a given person only at the time of consultation. All methods have some degree of risk. Minor complications that do not affect the outcome occur occasionally. Significant complications are rare.